Deposition of William Jackson

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Dublin Core

Date: 1642-04-11
Identifier: 815229r302


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Queen's Co
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Assault, Robbery, Stripping, Words
Commissioners: John Sterne, Roger Puttock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 229r

Will: Jackson of the Lower Rushin in the Queens County Clothier, duly sworne and examined, deposeth, That he Lost by the rebells aboute the 25 of 9ber last in Cattle houshould goods, and Cloth, and other prouissions aboue fifty pounds sterling by the means of fflorence ffitzpatrick and his followers as Daniell O Cullan his servant Teig O Dullan Mr Hughes his servant who tooke a peice of Broad cloath of Sir Charles Coote of 26 y ards He deposeth of Mrs Ellenor Vickeres of Upper Ruslin who tooke a nother pe i ce of 26 yeards long of Sir Charles Coote, Dermot Roe of <A> Clounan, Laughlin ogge of Cloanen (who burnt this deponents testament) of Garrott ffitzGarrot Ogge neare Disert (who made up the list of all the English protestants to be robd stript, and slayne in the Queens County) Murtagh Ogge of the Lower Rushin, old Laughlinof Disart to b e are notable Rebells, & the foresaid fflorence his men stript this deponent and five more, stark naked, tieyd us back to back in frost and snow for eyght houres together bent their guns and skeins to their brests, threatning death, if we turnd not to them and confesd not where our goods were, But if we turnd (meaning to their romish religion) we should live, and have all our goods. the which this deponent denyed, rather being willing to loose all, then his soule the dearest of all. They said we were the Traytors, and rebells, and they were the Queens souldiers, and commission from the King for what they did. He further deposeth that ffrancis Jackson at Castletowne lock Smith, and John Ashford Smith at <B> Newforge made diverse darts, skeanes, swords, and mended some gunlockes for the Rebells, as this deponent verely beleeveth, but whether they did it for feare of their lives, as they themselves say, he canot depose. And George Silly at London house, made diverse pike staves (as it was reported) for the rebels, but whether for feare of his life or no he canot tell
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Jurat 11 April 1642
Roger Puttocke
John Sterne

J Stern

fol. 229v

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William Jackson
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Deponent Fullname: Will: Jackson
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Clothier
Deponent County of Residence: Queens County
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: fflorence ffitzpatrick, Daniell O Cullan, Teig O Dullan, Mr Hughes, Mrs Vickeres, Dermot Roe, Laughlin ogge, Garrott Ogge, Murtagh Ogge, [] Laughlin, ffrancis Jackson, John Ashford, George Silly
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel